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Google Home APK Teardown Hints At Group Pairing Bluetooth Speakers

02/21/2018, The upside to using Bluetooth speakers is that they are portable and usually for the most part can be placed anywhere (those that are wired will be a bit more limited). This also means that depending on whether the speaker supports it, they can also be...

No Really, There Are Now Accessories For The HomePod

02/19/2018, When it comes to choosing speakers, obviously the most important thing is the sound quality. Of course there are other factors such as design, connectivity options, smart features, and pricing, but for the most part the most important aspect would be...


Teardown Reveals The HomePod Costs An Estimated $216 To Make

02/18/2018, Apple’s HomePod is priced at $350, which when considering that there are plenty of smart speakers in the market today, is rather pricey. However that price might be justifiable when you consider that a recent teardown by TechInsights has revealed that...

Bang & Olufsen Wants To Turn Your Normal Speakers Into Smart Ones

02/18/2018, These days smart speakers are on the rise, but given that the tech is still somewhat new, your options are limited. In fact for some, such as audiophiles, this might present a problem because a lot of audiophile-grade speakers and audio equipment...

Some HomePod Owners Running Into Setup Issues

02/14/2018, One of the upsides of buying into the Apple ecosystem is that they’ve all been designed to work seamlessly together. For example pairing the AirPods with the iPhone is considerably easier and faster than conventional Bluetooth pairing methods, and...

Apple Advises Users Not To Put The HomePod On Wooden Furniture

02/14/2018, It seems that less than a week following its release, some have discovered a problem with the HomePod. This is thankfully not a technical problem, but rather an aesthetics problem that could damage your furniture. In a review by Wirecutter (via 9to5Mac),...

Blind Listening Test Finds Sonos One Outperforms The HomePod

02/14/2018, So far based on current reviews, many have found that the HomePod speakers from Apple sound pretty good and could possibly be the best in the market right now, at least as far as smart speakers are concerned. However a recent report from Consumer Reports...

HomePod Teardown Shows That It Is Nearly Impossible To Repair

02/12/2018, The thing about speakers is that because they are used for pretty much one thing, which is audio playback, they don’t break down as easily compared to other devices like our smartphones or computers, which are put through their paces in a variety of...

HomePods Are Being Shipped With A ‘Beta’ Build Of iOS

02/11/2018, When Apple first announced the HomePod, it was revealed that the speaker actually came with several components that are also used in the iPhone, so it wasn’t a surprise to learn that the HomePods would actually be running a version of iOS that helps to...

Former Sonos CEO Praises The HomePod’s Sound Quality

02/11/2018, In most reviews that you will find of the Apple HomePod speakers, many of them handily admit that the HomePod trumps the likes of the Amazon Echo and Google Home in terms of sound quality. However there are some who aren’t too sure about whether it has...

Test Finds That HomePod Can Answer 52% Of Questions Correctly

02/11/2018, With the launch of the HomePod, many are comparing it to the likes of the Amazon Echo and Google Home, which makes sense since the speakers come with Siri built into it, which essentially puts it in the same category as the others. However despite all of...